General vo nguyen giap was the commander in chief of the communist armed forces during two of his country's most difficult conflicts—the first against vietnam's colonial masters, the french, and the second against the most powerful nation on earth, the united states. Võ nguyên giáp (vietnamese: [vɔ̌ˀ ŋʷīən zǎːp] 25 august 1911 – 4 october 2013) was a vietnamese general in the vietnam people's army and a politician võ nguyên giáp is considered one of the greatest military strategists of the 20th century [1. Giap opened the path into vietnam for chinese arms shipments by destroying the french border posts in a series of lightning attacks stunned, france sent out its most distinguished general: jean. File:general vo nguyen giapjpg d67 in hanoi citadel was the military headquarters of general giáp during the war giáp remained commander in chief of the people's army of vietnam throughout the war against the united states.
Sergio ricaldone: giap, velký stratég lidové války se 25 srpna dožil 100 let tento článek je příliš stručný nebo postrádá důležité informace pomozte wikipedii tím, že jej vhodně rozšíříte. Currey, cecil b, senior general vo nguyen giap remembers, in journal of third world studies, fall 2003 currey, cecil b (2000) victory at any cost: the genius of viet nam's gen vo nguyen giap. General vo nguyen giap – a brief summary posted on october 4, 2013 by history in an hour it was announced today, 4 october 2013, that general vo nguyen giap , a key figure in securing vietnam’s independence and winning the vietnam war, has died, aged 102.
Most likely general giap's military and intelligence operatives and analysts had to have discovered this by tracking the patterns of oppositional foreign (american) troop movements and the quantifiable logistical reductions that were visibly ensuing. Võ nguyên giáp (25 august 1911 – 4 october 2013) was a general in the vietnam people's army and a politician he fought during world war ii, where he served as the military leader of the viet minh resistance against the japanese occupation of vietnam giap was a principal commander in two wars: the first indochina war (1946–54) and the vietnam war (1960–75. Vo nguyen giap quotes facebook twitter googleplus do not fear the enemy, for they can take only your life fear the media far more, for they will destroy your honour nikita khrushchev former general secretary of the communist party of the soviet union joseph stalin former premier of the soviet union. Although this attempt to spark a general uprising against the southern government failed militarily, it turned into a significant political victory by convincing the american politicians and.
An officer and a gentleman: general vo nguyen giap as military man and poet cecil b currey outstanding generals in the western world have been known more for their victories and personalities than for their erudition or interest in aesthetics. Born in the village of an xa on august 25, 1911, vo nguyen giap was the son of vo quang nghiem at 16, he began attending a french lycée in hue but was expelled after two years for organizing a student strike. General giap was a brilliant, highly respected leader of the north vietnam military the following quote is from his memoirs currently found in the vietnam war memorial in hanoi. The general headquarters in the spring of brilliant victory by võ nguyên giáp 309 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions. Hanoi, vietnam – former vietnamese general and perennial democratic presidential candidate vo nguyen giap died this morning at his home in hanoi he was 102 in washington, flags were ordered to fly at half-mast for the soldier henry kissinger once credited as “the man who single-handedly got.
English/nat two former war-makers in vietnam have met for the first time 20 years after the end of hostilities former us defence secretary robert mcnamara and general vo nguyen giap, vietnam's. Tet offensive four-star general vo nguyen giap led vietnam's armies from their inception, in the 1940s, up to the moment of their triumphant entrance into saigon in 1975. Vo nguyen giap (1911-2013) was a leading vietnamese military commander and strategist his tactics were instrumental in both the viet minh’s victory over the french (1946-54) and north vietnam’s victory in 1975 giap was born into an affluent peasant family in quang ninh province, just north of haiphong.
- Vo nguyen giap is a military and political leader whose guerrilla tactics have led vietnam to key military victories over the years vo nguyen giap's strategies led to victory in the decisive.
- In his definitive biography of general vo nguyen giap, military historian cecil b currey refers to giap as “not only a legend, but perhaps the single greatest military genius of the twentieth century and one of the greatest of all time” 2 one definition of a genius is “one.
Nguyen huu giap was a vietnamese resistance fighter who came to the united states to assist the american resistance against the korean occupation he was the grand-nephew of the renowned vietnam people's army (vpa) general, vo nguyen giap like his grand-uncle, nguyen is an expert in tactics. Vo nguyen giap, the relentless and charismatic north vietnamese general whose campaigns drove both france and the united states out of vietnam, died on friday in hanoihe was believed to be 102. General vo nguyen giap was the nlf’s most senior military commander in thevietnam wargiap proved to be a worthy opponent to the americansas a commander, giap was willing to mix his tactics between classic guerrilla warfare and conventional attacks as was seen in the 1968 tet offensive giap was born in 1912.